Todd, L., Leask, A. & Ensor, J. (2017, June). Materiality, memories and lived event tourism experiences. Presented at Critical Tourism Studies: Understand Tourism- Change Tourism, Understand Ourselves - Change Ourselves, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Leask, A. (2008, June). The Effective Management of Heritage Visitor Attractions. Presented at Heritage Tourism Conference, Brigham Young University, Jerusalem
Fyall, A. & Leask, A. (2001). Managing Visitor Attractions: A Collaborative Approach. London: English Tourism Council
No abstract available.
Edinburgh Innovations Ltd
This project aims to develop a new and innovative structured visit programme focused on the needs and wants of this increasingly significant older population group. Specifically aimed at the over 75 y...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
An investigation into the engagement and management of age-diverse employees in the tourism sector.
ENU Development Trust
Conduct a large longitudinal study of generational changes in consumer behaviour and the consequent impact on future tourist decision making
Leask, A., Harvey, K. & Fyall, A. (2000). Revenue Management Practice in Scottish and Canadian Visitor Attractions – An International Comparison. London: English Tourism Council
Tourism Intelligence paper.
Leask, A. & Fyall, A. (2000). Scottish Visitor Attractions: Revenue Management Trends and Issues. London: English Tourism Council
No Abstract availablele.
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2018, April). Senior Visitors to Attractions. Paper presented at Scottish Museums Federation Annual Conference, Stirling
Leask, A., & Barron, P. (2017, December). Innovating to engage the Gen Y audience – visitor engagement with museum collections during ‘Lates’ events at the National Museum of Scotland. Paper presented at 4th World Tourism Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing., Rosen College, UCF, Florida
Ali-Knight, J., Leask, A. & Bakiewicz, J. (2016, July). Women in Tourism: identification of opportunities and barriers to career progressions and skills development. Paper presented at Making an Impact: Creating Constructive Conversations Conference,, Guildford, UK
Bakiewicz, J. & Leask, A. (2016, May). Management Challenges at Film-Induced Tourism Heritage Attractions. Paper presented at IACuDiT 3rd International Conference -Tourism, Culture and Heritage in a Smart Economy, Athens, Greece
Leask, A. & Barron, P. (2016, January). Exploring Visitor Engagement with Museum Exhibits during ‘Lates’ Events at the National Museum of Scotland, UK. Paper presented at International Marketing Trends Conference, Venice, Italy
McCleery, A., Leask, A., Bowers, A. & McCleery, A. (2015, June). The Way Forward for Mapping and Safeguarding ICH: The Scottish Experience. Paper presented at ICOMOS-UK Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Unpublished)
Barron, P. & Leask, A. (2013, May). A case study of employee engagement in the hospitality industry. Paper presented at Council for Hospitality Management Education, 22nd Annual Research Conference., QMU, Edinburgh, Scotland
Leask, A., Barron, P. & Todd, L. (2012, June). Engaging with Gen Y at museum events. Paper presented at International Conference on Tourism & Events: Opportunities, Impacts and Change,, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Leask, A., Barron, P., Fyall, A. & Todd, L. (2012, April). Generation Y in Asia: Generational consumer behaviour and impacts upon tourism in visitor attractions and hotels in Hong Kong, Macau and Singapore,. Paper presented at Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Conference, Hotel and Tourism Management Institute (HTMi), Switzerland
Leask, A., Barron, P. & Fyall, A. (2011, June). Generation Y – East meets West: A Comparative Study of Attraction Engagement Strategies. Paper presented at Advancing the Social Science of Tourism, University of Surrey, Guildford
As a societal phenomenon, festivals and planned events are discussed in a wide policy context. They have entered a broader discus...
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Purpose and rationale
The purpose of the exploratory research is to provide a deeper understan...
As a sector that is reliant on the creation and management of memorable experiences, visitor attrac...